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There are two main types of brain cancer. Primary brain cancer starts in the brain. Metastatic brain cancer starts somewhere else in the body and moves to the brain. Brain tumors can be benign, with no cancer cells, or malignant, with cancer cells that grow quickly. Also called glioma, meningioma.
Chemotherapy drugs delivered using biodegradable paste can prolong survival in brain cancer

Chemotherapy drugs delivered using biodegradable paste can prolong survival in brain cancer

Research team to create new technology for tackling concussion

Research team to create new technology for tackling concussion

Study could lead to new strategies for slowing the growth of glioblastoma

Study could lead to new strategies for slowing the growth of glioblastoma

Curing cancer: easy politics, difficult science

Curing cancer: easy politics, difficult science

Why you should take a peek at your doctor’s notes on your health

Why you should take a peek at your doctor’s notes on your health

New approach could help in treating brain tumors, other rare cancers

New approach could help in treating brain tumors, other rare cancers

Disparities in race, ethnicity, and status affect progress in cancer survival rates in youth

Disparities in race, ethnicity, and status affect progress in cancer survival rates in youth

Study provides new insight into how brain stem cells are activated

Study provides new insight into how brain stem cells are activated

Targeting immune cells could potentially treat some kinds of brain tumor, study suggests

Targeting immune cells could potentially treat some kinds of brain tumor, study suggests

Tumor-fighting combination targets aggressive form of brain cancer

Tumor-fighting combination targets aggressive form of brain cancer

A final comfort: ‘Palliative transport’ brings dying children home

A final comfort: ‘Palliative transport’ brings dying children home

Small molecule drug could be an effective strategy to treat glioblastoma

Small molecule drug could be an effective strategy to treat glioblastoma

Different levels of two molecules from same family can influence prognosis of liposarcoma

Different levels of two molecules from same family can influence prognosis of liposarcoma

New drug targeting genetic weakness could become first treatment for childhood brain cancer

New drug targeting genetic weakness could become first treatment for childhood brain cancer

Canadian researchers identify early origins of childhood brain cancer

Canadian researchers identify early origins of childhood brain cancer

Johns Hopkins researchers uncover role of neurotransmitter in the spread of aggressive cancers

Johns Hopkins researchers uncover role of neurotransmitter in the spread of aggressive cancers

New custom-designed substrates developed for use in cryo-Electron Microscopy

New custom-designed substrates developed for use in cryo-Electron Microscopy

Scientists present a new approach to fight cancer

Scientists present a new approach to fight cancer

New hope for treating devastating brain cancer in children

New hope for treating devastating brain cancer in children

Portable mini microscope could improve scientists' ability to study brain disease in living mice

Portable mini microscope could improve scientists' ability to study brain disease in living mice